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Seahawks sign safety Kam Chancellor to 3-year extension

Seahawks sign safety Kam Chancellor to 3-year extension

Two years after he held out for a couple of games, safety #Kam Chancellor signed a three-year, $36 million contract extension with the #Seattle Seahawks with $25 million in guaranteed money, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network Insider.

Kam Chancellor was optimistic he would have a new contract before the start of the regular season.

He said he wants to end his career with the Seahawks, the team that drafted him in the fifth round of the 2010 draft.

Kam Chancellor and the Seahawks now agree on something. Two years ago, Chancellor was a training camp holdout because he was unhappy with his contract.




Chancellor, 29, has been Seattle's starting strong safety since 2011 and one of the key locker room leaders.

Chancellor previously said he "definitely" trusted that the team would "do the right thing". In addition to these numerous accomplishments, Chancellor was ranked by his peers as the 32nd-best player in the league at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season.

"I really don't like to put no negatives in my head", he said.

Reporters asked Chancellor Monday about how long he wanted to keep playing football. However long my body holds up - however long Lord allows me to. "They gave me the first opportunity, the only opportunity". The four-time Pro Bowler finished the season fourth on the team with 85 tackles, and he added two picks and one forced fumble. "And I would love to retire here".

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